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13th Annual Conference | March 4-7, 2018 | Austin, Texas & Online


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Monday, March 5

10:45am CST

S002: Limits of Discovery Systems for Users
There is no shortage in the academic literature about the value of discovery tools and how "we done it good." This presentation will focus on interviews conducted during 2017 across 12 academic institutions and highlight the possiblity that all is perhaps not right in the world of discovery tools 


Nicholas Wyant

Head, Social Sciences, Indiana University Bloomington

Monday March 5, 2018 10:45am - 11:30am CST
Salon 4

3:00pm CST

S025: Let’s Talk About DRM: The Reality of Usage Restrictions and How Librarians & Students Make It Work
The promise of 24/7, unlimited access for multiple users makes ebooks seem like a dream, yet rigid copyright structures can introduce usability nightmares. This panel features students and librarians sharing DRM experiences and brainstorming solutions to ease its frustrations.


Laryssa Polika-Engle

Product Marketing Manager
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HT Sun

Lead Product Manager, ProQuest

Monday March 5, 2018 3:00pm - 3:45pm CST
Room 204
Tuesday, March 6

9:15am CST

S044: Are they finding what they are looking for? An analysis of two years of customer EDS Searches compared to full-text downloads
In this session, the researchers (directors at a small private college) will discuss their experiences analyzing two years of EDS search data as compared to  full-text downloads by customers during the same period. Lessons learned and practical advice for conducting similar analysis at other institutions will be shared.

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Briana Daly

Student Research Assistant
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Trevor A. Dawes

Vice Provost for Libraries and Museums and May Morris University Librarian, University of Delaware Library
I am an experienced librarian and educator.
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Russell Michalak

Director & Assistant Professor, Goldey-Beacom College
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Monica Rysavy

Director of Course Operations, Forte Labs
Monica D.T. Rysavy, Ph.D. is the Director of Institutional Research and Training for Goldey-Beacom College in Wilmington, Delaware. In this role she leads all institutional research and data analysis projects for the College. Her office provides faculty and staff training support... Read More →

Tuesday March 6, 2018 9:15am - 10:00am CST
Room 203

2:00pm CST

S069: How to put the library in the patrons' workflow, and be loved for it
I'll present how using innovative product development processes taken out of the startup world helped create an end user focused new product that offers library services in the workflow of off campus users, thus generating a new touchpoint with patrons - one that they highly appreciate.

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Johan Tilstra

Founder, CEO of Lean Library, Lean Library

Tuesday March 6, 2018 2:00pm - 2:45pm CST
Room 106

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